Publishing and archiving law reviews in a Digital Commons repository can dramatically increase dissemination and discoverability. The resources included here discuss the advantages of open-access publishing within the institutional repository, and provides concrete steps and helpful advice for bringing law reviews online.

See our Law Repository Resources series for more information on law school repositories. To see all law reviews in Digital Commons, visit the Law Review Commons.

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Bepress Guides

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Batch Upload, Export and Revise with Excel: How to Manage Bulk Records in a Digital Commons Repository, bepress

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Managing Journals in Digital Commons, bepress

Digital Commons Webinars

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Yale Presents: Institutional Repositories and Law Reviews, Julian Aiken and Fred Shapiro

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Publishing and Archiving an Open Access Law Review: The Marquette Law Review Experience, bepress, Marvin Bynum, and Ann Hanlon

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Owning the Online Future of Your Law Review, Kathleen Cowan

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Digitally Archiving Your Law Reviews: From Planning to Population, Lauren Seney, Linda Tesar, and Kathleen Cowan

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Duke Presents: Institutional Repositories and Law Reviews, Hollie White

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Duke Law Journal, Duke University

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Santa Clara Law Review, Santa Clara University Law School

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California Law Review, University of California - Berkeley

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Journal of Constitutional Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School

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Washington and Lee Law Review, Washington and Lee University School of Law

How-to Guides

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Automate the Metadata Gathering and Parsing Process for Law Review Backfiles Using the Santa Clara Method, Whitney Alexander

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Five Steps to Digitally Archiving Your Law Review, Courtney Smith

Presentations

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Moving Your Student Law Reviews Towards an Open-Access Publishing Model, Whitney Alexander and David Holt

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The Idea of the Law Review: Scholarship, Prestige, and Open Access, Michael J. Madison

Press Releases and Announcements

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Law Review Reaches 100,000 Downloads, News Archive

Research Papers

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Citation Advantage of Open Access Legal Scholarship, James M. Donovan and Carol Watson

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Open Access to Student-Edited Law Journals, Benjamin J. Keele

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How Librarians Can Help Improve Law Journal Publishing, Benjamin J. Keele and Michelle Pearse